There’s Water on the Floor of Your Commercial Building. Now What? Get the right professionals involved. The moisture could be from any number of sources: Yes, it could be a roofing problem. But it could also come from a window that’s not sealed properly; burst pipes or another hard-to-locate plumbing failure; rooftop HVAC units that […]

Your Commercial Roof Is Watertight. What Else Does It Offer?

Your roof’s primary requirement is to keep your commercial building watertight and protected from the elements. And if you choose Great Lakes Roofing and Insulation to install your new roofing system, you can be confident that we’ll make that happen. But beyond that, what other benefits can you expect to see from your investment? Here […]

Is Your Old Roof Costing You Money? Install a New Cool Roof!

  If your roof is 15 years old or more, chances are you’ll need to replace it soon. When you’re ready, Great Lakes Roofing would welcome the opportunity to propose a new cool roofing system. In addition to increased repair and maintenance costs on your old roof, if it’s a black membrane or built-up system, […]

Choose A Prefabricated Duro-Last Roof for a Hassle-Free Installation

Most single-ply roofing systems are delivered to the job site as roll goods that have to be positioned carefully on the rooftop to ensure a proper fit. They also require lots of manual labor to seam membrane sections together. For example, on a 50,000 square-foot roof, a typical roll-goods roofing system could require as much […]

Don’t Replace Your Metal Roof – Retrofit!

In the roofing industry, standing seam metal roofs are typically classified as being either architectural or structural. Architectural metal roofs are those you can see from the ground on steep-sloped buildings. They are designed to look good on the building. Structural metal roofs are more functional and are installed on low-slope commercial buildings, directly onto […]

How GLR is making a difference.

With the push for a more sustainable future comes an increased standard for contractors across the United States. At Great Lakes Roofing and Insulation Systems, Inc. we take pride in working with Duro-Last for their environmentally conscious mentality. This begins in the factory where the excess from production is recycled back into the process. It […]

Quick Check for Spring

Heading into the warmer spring months with winter finally melting away, there are a few matters you should take care of as a homeowner and/or business owner. Gutters Before the spring showers return, make sure your gutters have survived the winter and there is not a pile-up of debris. It is important that the rain […]

A Snow’s Impact on Roofs

In the early months of 2020, Northern Michigan received a vicious snow/ice storm that caused many homes and facilities to experience leaking and even collapsing roofs. That being said, removing snow off the roof is an extremely important part of the winter months, and we’re here to help. We have compiled a list of helpful […]